“He his a guitarist with myriad colours and bold sensitivity” 

BBC Music Magazine

“Among the most interesting names of today’s Guitar” 


Giacomo Susani is an Italian guitarist and composer, born in Padova in 1995 into a musical family.  Since 2014, he has been based in London and performs most regularly within the city.

Giacomo is in high demand as a soloist and a chamber musician, having played in prestigious venues in England, including The Athenaeum Club, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, King’s Place and St James’s Piccadilly, and across Europe, with performances in Italy, Spain, Austria, Germany, Finland, Estonia, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Croatia, Bosnia Herzegovina and Poland. He gave the premiere of Polish composer Marek Pasieczny’s  composition for solo guitar Tate Sonata in March 2018, dedicated to Giacomo.

Giacomo has taken part in several international guitar competitions and won numerous awards: he achieved 1st Prize at the London International Guitar Competition in 2016, the Ivor Mairants Award and the David Russell Guitar Prize, both in 2017. He was an award winner at the VI Concorso Internazionale di chitarra “Ruggero Chiesa” (Camogli, Italy 2012), Gianni Bergamo Classic Music Award (Lugano, Switzerland 2016), XXI International Competition – Forum Guitar Wien (Wien, Austria 2016), I Guitar Masters International Guitar Competition (Wrøclaw, Poland 2016), XLII Concorso Chitarristico Internazionale di Gargnano (Gargnano, Italy 2017), VII Changsha International Guitar Competition (Changsha, Hunan, China 2018), and XXVII Koblenz International Guitar Competition (Koblenz, Germany 2019).

Giacomo has been supported in his career by The Julian Bream Trust, The Calleva Foundation, The Countess of Munster Musical Trust (Star Award), Help Musicians UK (Ian Fleming Award), The Worshipful Company of Musicians (Yeoman programme), The Park Lane Group and City Music Foundation. He has been a D’Addario Artist since 2018.

He plays on two instruments, one made by the Spanish maker Domingo Esteso (1926) and one by the English luthier David Rubio (1996). Alongside this, he enjoys a fruitful collaboration with Italian guitar maker Gabriele Lodi.


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